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that will pull us together. also with the economy which is another big sticking point. we are supposed to have constitutionly -- the congress is supposed to take care of our monetary policy but since we shrugged that off to another entity and it's not doing a good job of it. these are the things i want to get back to doing as a congressman if you will elect me, we will see a lot -- we will see things happen differently in this country. >> let's get to some of the questions, one thing people are wondering about is the economy. 16 trillon dollars in debt. unemployment at 8%, housing market is a mess. what would do you? >> you have to face it by addressing monetary policy. this is something that congress ignores even though we try to fix small things here and there. we are going to mess with this housinmarket, just try to -- increase jobs over here through the government expansion of some sort of program or another. the real thing that boils down is the economy is where the money comes and what it's made of. the fact we have a federal reserve that's about to again do another round of easing, th
. where do you start? >> it's a tough economy. we don't have to start from scratch, though. the president has put legislation to the congress and the democrats have supported jobs legislation. for example, investing in our infrastructure and it's something we've got to do anyway. you can create jobs quickly through infrastructure. look at the water mains that broke in downtown baltimore not too long ago. one was from 1914. the other was from 1897. we have to fix our infrastructure. if we do so, would can create jobs. it's important to do that. we can do that in the near term as well as over the long term. >> former secretary of state condoleezza rice recently referred to education as quote, the civil rights struggle of our day. do you agree with that assessment? if so, how do you address it. >> it's the cred you want to give every single child an equal opportunity to a decent opportunity. they need to be able it go into a good school that's got supplies and materials where there's a qualified teacher in front of every classroom. that costs some money to do on the front end but we get that
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